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‘Progressive’ commonwealth’s attorney candidates win (access required)

Four Northern Virginia counties have elected Democratic prosecutors promising progressive changes. Reform-minded Democrats won election Oct. 5 in Fairfax, Arlington, Loudoun and Prince William counties. Many of the candidates spoke of changes such as dropping prosecutions for minor marijuana violations, ending cash bail and limiting cooperation with immigration authorities. Three of the Northern Virginia victors were stoked ...